Politics

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PM: Salaries, pensions, subsidies to be cut

September 19, 2014 | 10:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- There will be no decrease of salaries in the public sector and pensions up to RSD 25,000 (EUR 211 as of Sept. 19), PM Aleksandar Vučić has announced.

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Memorial to Serbian and Russian troops unveiled

September 19, 2014 | 09:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A memorial to Serbian and Russian troops who died defending Belgrade during the First World War was unveiled at the Belgrade Fortress on Thursday.

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Serbian officials receive crown prince of Abu Dhabi

September 19, 2014 | 09:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić welcomed the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Belgade on Thursday afternoon.

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U.S. ambassador has poor grasp of history - Yakunin

September 18, 2014 | 15:58 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Vladimir Yakunin says the U.S. ambassador to Serbia has demonstrated that he "does not know the history of the Soviet Union and WW2."

(Beta/AP, file)

Kosovo imposes sanctions, Russians amused

September 18, 2014 | 14:27 | Source: Ria novosti, Tanjug | Comments: (31) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Kosovo joining sanctions imposed against Russia "can only cause a smile," the head of the Duma Foreign Affairs Committee, Aleksei Pushkov, has said.

(Tanjug)

Conference on WW1 hears about history, and current crises

September 18, 2014 | 13:22 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- WW1 changed the geopolitical map of Europe and the world, caused massive death and destruction, and Serbia suffered the most losing a sixth of its population.

(Beta, file)

Opposition leader: Serbia is bankrupt

September 18, 2014 | 12:33 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

KRAGUJEVAC -- Opposition Democratic Party (DS) leader Bojan Pajtić says Serbia has already gone bankrupt, "but the government wants to cover it up"

(Beta/AP, file)

"Ambassador good man, message was for Russians"

September 18, 2014 | 10:50 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić believes that the U.S. ambassador "sent a message to the Russian side, not to Serbia" when he spoke about Vladimir Putin's visit here.

(Beta, file)

Freedom of movement deal covers Belgrade airport

September 18, 2014 | 09:44 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Belgrade and Priština working groups agreed to expand the freedom of movement agreement to Belgrade's Nikola Tesla airport and a number of border crossings.

(Beta, file)

U.S. ambassador asks why Putin is visiting Serbia

September 18, 2014 | 09:34 | Source: Beta | Comments: (18) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Michael Kirby has asked why there were plans for Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit on the occasion of the anniversary of the liberation of Belgrade.

Aleksei Meshkov (Tanjug)

Serbia supports peaceful solution in Ukraine

September 17, 2014 | 17:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić conferred on Wednesday in Belgrade with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Aleksei Meshkov.

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Serb List won't join cabinet with Self-Determination

September 17, 2014 | 14:41 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serb List is ready to take part in a future Kosovo government that will not have representatives of the Self-Determination Movement, it has been announced.

(Beta, file)

Minister of culture to attend gay parade

September 17, 2014 | 13:04 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (19) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Minister of Culture and Information Ivan Tasovac has voiced his support for Belgrade Pride Parade and announced that he would attend the event.

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Lawyers across Serbia go on strike

September 17, 2014 | 12:24 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Lawyers across Serbia went on strike on Wednesday, grinding almost the entire judicial system to a halt.

Agreement reached on free movement

September 17, 2014 | 12:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- Working groups of Belgrade and Priština late on Tuesday reached an agreement on free movement that relates to Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport.

(Beta, file)

Head of provincial govt. "not considering stepping down"

September 17, 2014 | 11:17 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

NOVI SAD -- Bojan Pajtić, who heads the provincial government of Vojvodina, has said that he is "not considering stepping down from the position."

(Tanjug, file)

FM: We support alliance against terrorism

September 17, 2014 | 09:47 | Source: Beta, Blic | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Foreign Minister and First Deputy Prime Minister Ivica Dačić has said that Serbia supports "the global alliance of the fight against terrorism."

(Beta/Serbian MoD)

Serbia NATO's reliable partner - minister

September 16, 2014 | 16:05 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia's attendance of the recent NATO summit "underlines the fact the country is assuming the position of a reliable and credible partner."

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President, Russian official on "cooperation and sanctions"

September 16, 2014 | 16:04 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić met with Russia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleksei Meshkov in Belgrade on Tuesday.

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Serbia "to work hard in EU accession process"

September 16, 2014 | 15:08 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and former European enlargement commissioner Guenter Verheugen discussed on Tuesday "the European future of Serbia."

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Opinions & Analyses

Origins and implications of Scottish referendum

16.09.2014. | Comments: 1
(Tanjug)

"However the vote goes, unless the nationalists are surprised by an overwhelming defeat, the genie is out of the bottle, and not merely in Britain."

B92 TV

"We may disgree over status, but should not hate each other"

1.08.2014. | Comments: 2
Marko Đurić (Tanjug, file)

"We can disagree over the status (of Kosovo) for the next 200 years, but that does not mean that we should hate each other, that we should not do business with each other."

Press Room

Assembly passes set of new media laws

7.08.2014. | Comments: 0
(Tanjug)

BELGRADE -- Members of the Serbian assembly have adopted a set of media laws - the Public Information and the Media Law, and the laws on Public Media Services and on Electronic Media.